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: that is a good point that jim makes. there is no filter. when i grew up the images were very tightly controlled and you are right with social media, that's all gone now. >> stephanie: -- i don't know if it is a good or bad thing. there were the images of people jumps from the world trade center and that was devastating. >> stephanie: yeah, and that's your point people are like everybody has already seen it >> yes, and you just make a conscious decision that you're not going to cross that line. and that stuff has been readily available, i'm sure jim knows some of the conspiracy theory websites that have been around for a long long time will have some of these graphic images. >> stephanie: speaking of -- speaking of which, i guess al jones will get the award -- it's a pretty low bar, but alex jones yesterday. >> this is a reporter from his website. >> [ inaudible ] is this another false [ inaudible ] civil liberties [ inaudible ]? >> no. next question. >> what was the question? >> stephanie: was this a false depreciation by the government to take away our civil liberties. >>
scott, he's -- he was just appointed to the senate but he was -- appointed to replace jim demint. jim demint wanted him to get the appointment and he was a guy that was and still is actively involved in stirring up these primary challenges. you know, the way i look at it is to the extent there is a lot of pressure on the rank and file members, this is where it is coming from. >> right. i think that -- i mean, i will just say -- i think scott is a place holder. and he will do the bidding of demint and whoever else is pulling strings there. and the inning thing about cruz is that in that exchange where -- dianne feinstein and how -- you know, they went at it in the debate and sort of -- sort of berating her on her knowledge of the constitution which i thought was just ridiculous. but i think you are right. the rank and file is also very fearful about what is coming and -- paul's ready for a president. so -- that's the platform he is trying to do. >> my job is to cover these guys on capitol hill and i see them almost every day. talk to them a lot of. national review, conservative magazine,
in the united states senate joking or perhaps half joking that jim demint should run for president. this isn't exactly what i had in mind. [laughter] perhaps he misunderstood me. you know, the ting that makes jim demint a great leader is the same thing that has always made people like matt spalding and the heritage foundation itself so very valuable; that is, your shared insistence on making the positive case for conservativism, what conservatives are for. in washington it's common for both parties to succumb to easy negativity. republicans and democrats stand opposed to each other, obviously, and outspoken partisanship almost always gets the most headlines. this negativity is unappealing on pote sides, and that helps explain why the federal government is increasingly held in such low regard by the american people. but for the left the defensive crouch at least makes sense. liberalism's main purpose today is to defend itself past gains -- its past gains from conservative reform. but megativity on the right, to my mind, makes no sense at all. the left has created this false narrative that lib
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